sea piracy

India's west coast no more in piracy High Risk Area

In a boost to India's maritime security interests, the country's west coast has been excluded from piracy High Risk Area (HRA) by a top body of the European Union after a revision of the limits.

Oct 09, 2015, 11:07 AM IST

Malaysian ship with Indian crew goes missing in South China Sea, may have been hijacked

A cargo ship missing for a week with 14 crew members, including Indians, is feared to have been hijacked in the piracy-prone South China Sea, prompting Malaysian maritime authorities to launch a search on Thursday.

Sep 10, 2015, 17:52 PM IST

Detained US ship not involved in gunrunning: Sandhu

Deputy National Security Adviser Nehchal Sandhu today said he did not think that the American ship, detained by National Coast Guard off Tamil Nadu coast for carrying arms, was involved in gunrunning.

Oct 15, 2013, 20:01 PM IST

Detained ship may be floating armoury to check piracy: Dy NSA

The government is awaiting a report on an American ship, detained by Coast Guard for its suspicious movement in Indian waters, believed to be a floating armoury meant to supply arms to private agencies engaged in stopping piracy in high seas.

Oct 14, 2013, 23:01 PM IST

Sea piracy drops to five-year low

The activity of sea pirates in international waters has subsided to the lowest level since 2008, according to a report by an international maritime watchdog.

Jan 17, 2013, 18:12 PM IST

India expresses serious concern over piracy

India has expressed serious concern over piracy, particularly off the coast of Somalia.

Dec 13, 2012, 12:45 PM IST

UNSC adopts India initiated statement to curb piracy

The United Nations Security Council has adopted an India initiated statement expressing serious concern over continued violence by pirates against seafarers and calling for a comprehensive response by the international community.

Nov 20, 2012, 11:48 AM IST

World sea piracy falls to lowest level since 2008

A maritime watchdog says global sea piracy has fallen to its lowest level since 2008 as threats from Somalia ease.

Oct 22, 2012, 13:47 PM IST

India pitches for global strategy to fight piracy

India pitched for a collective global strategy and a joint naval task force to fight the scourge of piracy.

Nov 14, 2011, 23:12 PM IST

Govt to come out with a law to tackle piracy

Sea brigands still have 53 Indians in their custody.

Mar 12, 2011, 15:40 PM IST

Indian Navy has a plan to deal with sea piracy: Chidambaram

As Somali pirates seized one
more ship carrying 24 Indians, government on Thursday said the
Indian Navy has a plan to deal with hijacking of vessels on
the high seas.

Oct 22, 2009, 20:31 PM IST